All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bizarre’

Connecticut Dropout Makes Bizarre Bomb Threat Hoax

For one Milford, Conn. dropout, the attempt to avoid facing the music went horribly, horribly wrong. Danielle Shea of Quincy, Mass. had a secret that she’d been keeping: She had dropped out of college and would not be graduating with her class. Apparently she was too ashamed to admit this to her family. That and the fact that she pocked …

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10-Year-Old Put in Cage Wanted to be With Dog, Says Stepfather

Earlier this week, Reddit user Manofmail posted a photo he took while driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The image, though blurry, depicts a young girl inside a cage with a dog in the bed of a pickup truck. While posting about the incident on Reddit, Manofmail also called police multiple times to report the dangerous situation and provide photos. According …

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Donkeys Suspected in Hungary Mauling Death

It’s a given that animals are dangerous. While animals such as the Hippopotamus are known to be very dangerous, even seemingly harmless animals such as beavers can manage to kill a human. This week, police in Hungary are investigating the violent death of an older man that involves animals not normally thought of as killers. The suspects? Two donkeys. According …

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Student Brings $20K to School, Begins Handing it Out to Classmates

Teachers have been known to chastise students over contraband by sarcastically asking students if they have brought enough for the whole class. What if, instead of chewing gum, the contraband in question was a large stack of money? The ABC TV station for the Detroit area is reporting that a 12-year-old girl brought $20,000 to school in her backpack. Not …

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Wrong Woman Buried in Mortuary Mishap

The local CBS station in Los Angeles is reporting the bizarre story of a California family that buried the wrong woman after a mortuary mixed up two bodies. Though the incident echoes a scene from the movie Death at a Funeral, members of the woman’s family were not laughing at the mix-up. The report states that after complaints were raised …

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Goat Man is Apparently Just a Hunter with Questionable Fashion Sense

Goat Man quickly gained some Internet fame over the past 48 hours, sending imaginations into overdrive as a result. His rise to international fame began when photographer Coty Creighton spotted the guy during a hike through the Utah mountains. He described his encounter as “creepy”, particularly since they were the only two human beings for miles around. If I saw …

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Man Smacks Girlfriend Around with Her Dead Dog’s Carcass

When it comes to tales of domestic violence, I’ve heard all sorts. In the heat of the moment, people will grab just about anything to use as a weapon, including objects that seem a little ridiculous. People have smacked one another with beer bottles, pizzas boxes, and various household appliances, though nothing comes remotely close to matching the pure insanity …

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Felon Shoots Himself in the Penis, Charged with Firearm Possession

The next time you take an old firearm out of the closet in hopes of reselling it for some extra cash, you might want to make sure it works before leaving the house. Furthermore, when you’re fiddling with the pistol to see if everything’s a-okay, make sure that the gun isn’t loaded beforehand. And should you discover the piece comes …

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Skype Unveils Strange “Humoticons” Facebook App

As a part of its “It’s Time for Skype” marketing campaign, Skype announced today the “Skype Humoticons” app for Facebook. The announcement came on Skype’s Big Blog, where Francie Strong, director of global marketing at Skype, detailed the thought behind this strange (and seemingly pointless) app. The humoticons app allows users to put their face into a circle and, well, …

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Facebook Said To Be Suing TechCrunch Commenter For Using The Internet

Something is rotten in the state of Facebook today. TechCrunch shared a story yesterday about a commenter on their site, one Rick Stratton, who left a remark about a previous story TechCrunch published. The piece Stratton originally commented on was a feature on a Chrome extension that would allow Facebook users to comment anonymously on Facebook or other sites that …

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